Dade County, Missouri


Dade County, Missouri
Dade County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Dade County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded 1841
Named for Major Francis L. Dade of Virginia, who was killed in the Seminole War in 1835
Seat Greenfield
Largest city Greenfield
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

506.30 sq mi (1,311 km²)
490.34 sq mi (1,270 km²)
15.96 sq mi (41 km²), 3.15
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

7,883
16/sq mi (6/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Dade County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2010, the population is 7,883. Its county seat is Greenfield[1]. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after Major Francis L. Dade of Virginia, who was killed in the Seminole War in 1835.

Contents

Geography

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 506.30 square miles (1,311.3 km2), of which 490.34 square miles (1,270.0 km2) (or 96.85%) is land and 15.96 square miles (41.3 km2) (or 3.15%) is water.[2]

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 4,246
1860 7,072 66.6%
1870 8,086 14.3%
1880 12,557 55.3%
1890 17,528 39.6%
1900 18,125 3.4%
1910 15,613 −13.9%
1920 14,173 −9.2%
1930 11,764 −17.0%
1940 11,248 −4.4%
1950 9,324 −17.1%
1960 7,577 −18.7%
1970 6,850 −9.6%
1980 7,383 7.8%
1990 7,449 0.9%
2000 7,923 6.4%
2010 7,883 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 7,923 people, 3,202 households, and 2,276 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,758 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.45% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 0.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,202 households out of which 29.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.30% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,097, and the median income for a family was $33,651. Males had a median income of $26,092 versus $18,464 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,254. About 9.30% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 13.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Dade County, Missouri

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 37°26′N 93°51′W / 37.43°N 93.85°W / 37.43; -93.85


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dade County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Greenfield Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse Main Street Greenfield, MO 65661 Gründung: 29. Januar 1841 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dade County — can refer to the following places: Miami Dade County, Florida, in the southeastern part of the state Dade County, Georgia, the state s northwestern most, bordering Alabama and Tennessee Dade County, Missouri, in the southwestern part of the state …   Wikipedia

  • Dade County — ist der Name mehrerer Countys in den Vereinigten Staaten: Dade County (Georgia) Dade County (Missouri) Miami Dade County Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dade County, Georgia — Dade County Courthouse in Trenton …   Wikipedia

  • Cedar County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Stockton Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 113 South Street P.O. Box 126 Stockton, MO 65785 0126 Gründung: 14. Februar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barton County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Lamar Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 1004 Gulf Street Lamar, MO 64759 1466 Gründung: 12. Dezember 185 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Greene County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Springfield Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 940 Boonville Avenue Springfield, MO 65802 3802 Gründung: 2. Januar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polk County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Bolivar Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 102 East Broadway Bolivar, MO 65613 1687 Gründung: 5. Januar 1835 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lawrence County (Missouri) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Missouri Verwaltungssitz: Mount Vernon Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 1 East Courthouse Square Mount Vernon, MO 65712 1444 Gründung: 1845 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jasper County (Missouri) — Jasper County Courthouse in Carthage, gelistet im NRHP Nr. 73001041[1] Verwaltung US Bun …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.